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Description: Walnut Tree Farm House
Date Listed: 17 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 280321
OS Grid Reference: TM0930374009
OS Grid Coordinates: 609303, 274009
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3242, 1.0699
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MELLIS THE COMMON (SOUTH EAST
TM 07 SE SIDE)
3/33 Walnut Tree Farm House
House, latterly 3 dwellings. C16, extended, floor inserted and stack added in
C17, altered and extended C19 and C20. Timber frame, plastered with some red
brick casing. Steeply pitched pantiled roof. Originally probably a small 2
bay open hall with storeyed end bay, service bay added to form a 3 cell range.
1 storey and attic. Four 2-light C20 glazing bar casements, 2 C20 3-light
gabled dormers. Rebuilt axial ridge stack at left or upper end of hall. Left
end lean-to outshut with a round headed window to front, attic sash in gable
end. Right gable end is C19 brick cased with C17 external brick stack with
offsets, an arched recess behind stack with a restored 4-light diamond
mullioned window opening above a projecting bracketed and segmental headed
light. To rear an architraved 6 panelled door into service bay, a second
architraved entrance to far right into parlour bay has a boarded door, 2
light C20 glazing bar casements, on first floor a restored 5-light diamond
mullioned window at upper end of hall, three 3-light gabled dormers.
Interior: hall has close studding with full height curved tension bracing,
chamfered cross axial binding beam, service end runout chamfered binding beam,
a 4-light diamond mullioned opening in parlour, first floor reverse curved
bracing in original end walls, collars clasp purlins, some smoke blackening.
Listing NGR: TM0930374009
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Source: English Heritage
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